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Lightstream Rolls Late to Capture Lexus Raven Run

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LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 22, 2016) – Up Hill Stable and Head of Plains Partners’ Lightstream surged past longshots Malibu Stacy and Coniah to win the 18th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2) for 3-year-old fillies by 1¼ lengths before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 23,239.

Quotes from the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2)

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Julien Leparoux (winning rider of Lightstream)

“With that post on the outside – she’s a come-from-behind (runner) anyway. She broke good. I saved ground a little bit on the turn and came around and she made that big run of hers. 

Well-Traveled Sophia's Song Takes on Lexus Raven Run

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 21) – When Mathis Stable and Head of Plain Partners’ Sophia’s Song starts in Saturday’s Lexus Raven Run (G2), she will be making the seventh start of her career at the sixth track.

“She’s been everywhere. She adapts very easily,” Ginny DePasquale, assistant to trainer Todd Pletcher, said about the 3-year-old Bellamy Road filly who is out of full sister to two-time champion sprinter Housebuster.

McLaughlin Has Two Shots at Lexus Raven Run Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 21) Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin has won six of his nine Keeneland stakes with horses owned by Shadwell Stable.

In Saturday’s seven-furlong Lexus Raven Run (G2), McLaughlin will send out Takrees for Shadwell and California import Coniah for owner-breeders Tammy and James McKenney.

Undefeated Lucy N Ethel Tops Deep Field of 12 for Saturday's Lexus Raven Run


LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 19) J A G Racing and Jettany Thoroughbred Corp.’s undefeated homebred Lucy N Ethel will attempt to run her unblemished ledger to five on Saturday when she headlines a field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies in the 18th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2).

The seven-furlong dirt sprint will go as the ninth race on Saturday’s 10-race program with a 5:30 p.m. ET post time.

Grade 1 Winners Cathryn Sophia, Carina Mia Top Lexus Raven Run Nominations

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct, 8, 2016) Cash Is King’s Cathryn Sophia, winner of the Kentucky Oaks (G1), and Three Chimneys Farm’s Carina Mia, winner of the Acorn (G1), headline a roster of 34 nominees for the 18th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven (G2) for 3-year-old fillies.

Sarah Sis Scores 17-1 Upset in Lexus Raven Run

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 17, 2015) – Joe Ragsdale’s Sarah Sis stalked the pace of favored Bar of Gold and then moved past that rival in midstretch to win the 17th running of the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2) for 3-year-old fillies by a half-length before a Saturday afternoon crowd of 23,663.

Quotes from the $250,000 Lexus Raven Run (G2)

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Ingrid Mason (winning trainer of Sarah Sis)

“She’s run some brilliant races and has come from off the pace in the past. We all knew she had it, and that’s why I hire jockeys to make that decision out of the gate: If she was going on her own easy, then go on with it. If not, sit on her. She obviously can come from off the pace.”

On what’s next for Sarah Sis

Keeneland Sales Alumni Taris, Native Bombshell Impressive in Graded Stakes Wins

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 21, 2014) – Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate Taris demolished a field of 10 rivals in winning Saturday’s Lexus Raven Run (G2) at Keeneland by a widening nine lengths. On Sunday, Keeneland sales alum Native Bombshell returned from a year layoff to win the Ontario Fashion (G3) at Woodbine.







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